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M Coryphantha clavata (Scheidw.) Backeb. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Coryphantha (family Cactaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Cactaceae (Berlin) 1941(2): 61 1942.

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See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Coryphantha clavata subsp. clavata Synonym L TRO
Coryphantha clavata var. radicantissima (Quehl) Heinrich ex Backeb. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Coryphantha raphidacantha (Lem.) Lem. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Coryphantha unicornis Boed. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Echinocactus cornifer var. raphidacanthus (Lem.) Poselg. Synonym L WCSP (in review)
Mammillaria clavata Scheidw. Synonym M TRO
Mammillaria radicantissima Quehl Synonym M TRO
Mammillaria raphidacantha Lem. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Neolloydia clavata (Scheidw.) Britton & Rose Synonym M TRO

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Coryphantha clavata var. ancistracantha (Lem.) Heinrich ex Backeb. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2
Coryphantha clavata subsp. stipitata (Scheidw.) Dicht & A.Lüthy Accepted L WCSP (in review) 3

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2739596.

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